Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing and the Elk Grove Unified School District Award Prizes to Local Students for Thinking Clean

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  • (1888PressRelease) December 02, 2014 - Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing, a leading residential heating, air conditioning and plumbing company in Sacramento, Calif., in partnership with the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD), announced today the winners of the Beutler Think Clean Contest. The contest encouraged students of all grades to submit ideas on how to conserve water in their local communities. The winners were chosen based on their creativity, topic-specificity, and the sustainability and impact of their ideas. Students submitted their ideas in the form of essays, models and drawings between Sept. 23, 2014 and Oct. 28, 2014. The winners are:

    - First Place High School Winner - Lissette Cabrera, a ninth grader from Las Flores High School, was awarded $250 for her essay on California's current drought situation. Her submission included numerous ideas for homeowners to perform around their home to conserve water, as well as the projections for how much water could be saved by performing each task.

    - First Place Middle School Winner - Catherine Elizabeth Hatcher, an eighth grader from Katherine L. Albani Middle School, was awarded $250 for her essay on water purification and distillation using a specially made lens.

    - Second Place High School Winner - Yash Dani, a ninth grader from Laguna Creek High School, was awarded $150 for his essay on using gardening methods and tools to save water.

    - Second Place Middle School Winner - Rebecca Mak, from Toby Johnson Middle School, was awarded $150 for her poster illustrating how water can be saved in areas around the home, from the bathroom to the kitchen and the yard.

    - Third Place Middle School Winner - Ethan Meza, an eighth grader from Harriet Eddy Middle School, was rewarded $100 for his drawing and written explanation on a special robot that can turn humidity in the air into usable water.

    - Third Place Middle School Winner - Kelly Lem, from Toby Johnson Middle School, was awarded $100 for her poster entry on how to save water in the home, including taking shorter showers and timing sprinklers, as well as an explanation of how wasting water will affect the community.

    "Our partnership with the Elk Grove Unified School District was a great way for Beutler to give back to our local schools, while raising awareness about the current drought in California among Elk Grove youth," said Jim Anderberg, general manager of Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing Sacramento. "It's rewarding to see how the students recognized the importance of conserving water to benefit not just themselves, but their communities, the environment and future generations."

    In addition to the winning prizes, Beutler will donate $100 to each of the winning students' schools.

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    About Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing
    Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing has established itself as a leader in the plumbing industry, setting the standard as a plumbing provider in the greater Sacramento area that customers trust and turn to for all of their plumbing service, repair and installation needs. Beutler Air Conditioning & Plumbing offers products that are energy efficient, environmentally focused and support new green technology. Part of the ARS? Rescue Rooter Network, Beutler serves residential customers through a knowledgeable team of trained specialists. For more information, visit or call or call (866) 841-2199.

    About the Elk Grove Unified School District
    Since unification in 1959, the Elk Grove Unified School District has provided a learning community that challenges all students to realize their greatest potential. With more than 61,000 students, Elk Grove Unified is the largest school district in Northern California and the fifth largest in California. Elk Grove Unified covers 320 square miles and serves students in the cities of Sacramento, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, as well as unincorporated areas of Sacramento County.

    From elementary school to high school, the emphasis is on preparing students to be successful in college and their chosen careers. Teachers and staff focus on rigorous academic skills and lessons that prepare students for the 21st century workforce and global economy. Elk Grove Unified has been recognized both statewide and nationally for innovation in professional development as well as career technical education. For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit and follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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